The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Nottingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 35 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.85% 5.83% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 19.57% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 92 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 33.95% 29.77% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 49
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +161.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Nottinghamshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Nottingham region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) WinForms
4 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (35.71%) MVVM
7 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
8 4 (28.57%) Workflow
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) XSD
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) .NET Remoting
8 4 (28.57%) XPath
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) WinForms
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) XSD
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Remoting
6 4 (28.57%) WF
6 4 (28.57%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
8 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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